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Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 573rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 654thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 863rd
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Population5.052 billion

LeaderJames Valerian


The State of Lanorth is a colossal, efficient nation, ruled by James Valerian with an iron fist, and remarkable for its compulsory military service, flagrant waste-dumping, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical, humorless population of 5.052 billion Lanorthans are kept under strict control by the oppressive government, which measures its success by the nation's GDP and refers to individual citizens as "human resources."

The medium-sized, corrupt, well-organized government is primarily concerned with Defense, with Law & Order, Education, and Industry also on the agenda, while Spirituality is ignored. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Wellington. The average income tax rate is 88.8%.

The frighteningly efficient Lanorthan economy, worth a remarkable 1,606 trillion Crownes a year, is broadly diversified and mostly comprised of black market activity, especially in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Uranium Mining, and Retail. Average income is an amazing 317,901 Crownes, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.3 times as much as the poorest.

At the edge of the final frontier space's biggest missile platform is about to unfold, soldiers must key in their passwords every time they want to reload their weapons, being wrong on the internet has been classified as digital terrorism, and Tesco was recently named as the new national treasurer. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to a well-funded police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Lanorth's national animal is the Lion, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is Christianity.

Lanorth is ranked 118,073rd in the world and 5,157th in The North Pacific for Highest Disposable Incomes, with 35,605.01 Standard Monetary Units.

Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 573rdLargest Manufacturing Sector: 654thMost Advanced Defense Forces: 863rdMost Secular: 1,375thMost Corrupt Governments: 1,522ndMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 1,623rdMost World Assembly Endorsements: 1,664thLargest Black Market: 1,666thHighest Average Incomes: 1,757thTop
Most Influential: 2,486thHighest Poor Incomes: 2,831stLargest Information Technology Sector: 3,065thLargest Mining Sector: 3,158thMost Avoided: 4,103rdLargest Insurance Industry: 4,143rdLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 4,326thLowest Crime Rates: 4,329thRudest Citizens: 4,647thMost Efficient Economies: 4,825thLargest Governments: 4,902ndMost Subsidized Industry: 5,265thHighest Wealthy Incomes: 5,362ndMost Scientifically Advanced: 7,056thSmartest Citizens: 8,426thLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 8,597thLargest Retail Industry: 8,895thMost Advanced Public Education: 8,938thHighest Average Tax Rates: 9,916thMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 10,278thLargest Publishing Industry: 10,339thHighest Economic Output: 10,719thTop
Healthiest Citizens: 15,985thMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 16,160thMost Developed: 19,537thLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 20,835thMost Valuable International Artwork: 21,175th
Largest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 30th in the regionLargest Manufacturing Sector: 33rd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 39th in the regionMost Corrupt Governments: 61st in the regionLargest Black Market: 62nd in the regionMost Advanced Law Enforcement: 69th in the regionHighest Average Incomes: 80th in the regionMost Secular: 86th in the regionTop
Largest Mining Sector: 116th in the regionMost Avoided: 133rd in the regionLargest Insurance Industry: 154th in the regionHighest Poor Incomes: 156th in the regionHighest Wealthy Incomes: 178th in the regionLargest Information Technology Sector: 184th in the regionLargest Furniture Restoration Industry: 200th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 223rd in the regionRudest Citizens: 249th in the regionLargest Governments: 258th in the regionMost Efficient Economies: 270th in the regionLargest Automobile Manufacturing Sector: 302nd in the regionMost Subsidized Industry: 316th in the regionHighest Economic Output: 346th in the regionMost Scientifically Advanced: 404th in the regionLargest Retail Industry: 471st in the regionSmartest Citizens: 477th in the regionMost Advanced Public Education: 477th in the regionHighest Average Tax Rates: 493rd in the regionTop
Largest Publishing Industry: 522nd in the regionMost Extensive Public Healthcare: 582nd in the regionMost Politically Apathetic Citizens: 694th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 821st in the regionMost Influential: 854th in the regionHealthiest Citizens: 881st in the regionHighest Unexpected Death Rate: 885th in the region

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